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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Where Does Your Heart Lie?

Reading the obituaries to my home-bound mother, I discovered the following as part of the final memories of a deceased woman:

"She loved shopping."
The statement speaks for itself. With all due respect, I wonder what it is that would place this in the obituary writer's mind as the most important thing to think about when someone has gone to the other side. The answer probabkly refers to information the writer received from a family member. Still...

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